Holidays

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Ancient Grains Beef Stew

This easy-to-assemble slow cooker stew is everything you want on a cold day. Hearty and heartwarming, it’s packed full of tender chunks of beef, two ultra-wholesome ancient grains, and a host of wintry root vegetables. 

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9 Easy Holiday Recipes to Make This Season

When planning out your holiday meal spread, it’s important to pick out at least a few easy holiday recipes. Even if you’re planning on an elaborate main dish, or perhaps some elevated side dishes, you’ll want a few easy elements to keep holiday cooking manageable. Or, perhaps you’d like every […]

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Lobster, Scallops, and Cod Cioppino

The “Feast of Seven Fishes” is an Italian Christmas Eve tradition—or, more correctly, an Italian-American tradition that has grown in popularity over the years. While the cena della Vigilia or Christmas Eve dinner is an Italian culinary celebration, the eating of seven different kinds of fish is not something common […]

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Baked Swedish Meatballs

These comforting baked Swedish meatballs are a perfect 1-2 bite appetizer for holiday gatherings. Served with a side of lingonberry jam—traditional in Sweden, but you can substitute with a tart cranberry sauce instead—it’s a blend of sweet and savory flavors.   You can also pair the meatballs with buttered egg […]

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Tips and Tricks for Cooking a Rib Roast

Follow the video guide above as we walk you through roasting a bone-in rib roast to perfection. Start by coating the rib roast with our multi-purpose herb butter, as well as some coarse salt and fresh black pepper. (You can use kosher salt or Maldon sea salt.) Next, cook the […]

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The Best ButcherBox Gifts – Our Favorite Gift Guide

  We have the perfect gift box for any food lover. Cick above to see all our most popular gift boxes.    For some time, we’ve been trying to figure out ways to get home cooks the cuts of meat that fit best with their unique tastes and, most importantly, […]

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Brining and Smoking a Turkey Breast

Looking for the best way to have a flavorful Thanksgiving but don’t want to cook a whole bird? A turkey breast is perfect for smaller gatherings (Friendsgiving!) and can easily feed four to six people. The first step to getting a great turkey breast is brining it in a simple […]

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Everything You Need for the Best Thanksgiving Yet

The biggest cooking day of the year: It’s almost here. If you’re hosting Thanksgiving Day, you’re probably looking for ways to make it go smoothly so you don’t spend the run-up and the day feeling stressed and harried. We have your back! Before we dive into all things turkey and […]

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Shopping List for Thanksgiving 2021

When you’re hosting Thanksgiving, planning is the name of the game. Cooking a feast for a big group of people is never easy, but with enough up-front planning, strategic delegating, and scheduling of tasks, the whole thing can go down pretty smoothly. You just need to become friends with your […]

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A Plan and Timeline for Hosting Thanksgiving

Here’s the thing about hosting Thanksgiving dinner: It’s a marathon AND a sprint. And just like running either one of those races, preparation is critical. To keep yourself sane and make space to enjoy the process and the day itself, you need to start early, delegate often, and work off […]

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Butcherbox Thanksgiving Menu 2021

To make Thanksgiving easier for our readers, we wanted to share this sample menu, filled with a bunch of old standards and new recipes. With your recipes all in one place, you’ll have a head start before you even start cooking. The main event If you’re looking to try something […]